Morty Leibowitz

Morty Leibowitz, a Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at New York University, came to live in Israel with his wife Ruth in 1996. A resident of Raanana, he founded the Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Center at Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba and currently serves as a senior research consultant in the Chief Physician’s office at Kupat Holim Clalit. His avocations are literature, poetry and history.

Morty and Ruth are the proud grandparents of 8 and enjoy the nachas of watching them grow up and proudly serve in Israel in Zahal and Sherut Leumi.

The Black Hole of Routine

The Black Hole of Routine

by Morty Leibowitz

Morton Leibowitz, in this moving poem, addresses the more ...
Jerusalem Out Front, Bethlehem Outback - A Book Review

Jerusalem Out Front, Bethlehem Outback - A Book Review

by Morty Leibowitz

A compendium of essays and poems which sketches "an more ...
Terrorist’s Rope Trick to Escape

Terrorist’s Rope Trick to Escape

by Morty Leibowitz

Morty relates some unusual tales of his internship more ...
Reflections on the flu season

Reflections on the flu season

by Morty Leibowitz

In a poem written more than 10 years ago, the poet more ...
Circa 2026

Circa 2026

by Morty Leibowitz

A humorous yet frightening take on what might happen more ...
There’s No Place Like Holmes . . .

There’s No Place Like Holmes . . .

by Morty Leibowitz

An amusing poem on the delights and pleasures of "working more ...
A Primal Experience (Fiction)

A Primal Experience (Fiction)

by Morty Leibowitz

A description of "getting hooked" in the butt, while more ...
A bustling and crowded town, Sapa attacks all your senses

A bustling and crowded town, Sapa attacks all your senses

by Morty Leibowitz

Amusing account of this visit to a lovely town situated more ...
ReJoyce! Homage to Irish Author

ReJoyce! Homage to Irish Author

by Morty Leibowitz

A discussion about James Joyce between Monty Leibowitz more ...
Can medical headlines be trusted?

Can medical headlines be trusted?

by Morty Leibowitz

How does a lay person start to reconcile contradictory more ...
When Your Memory Fails You

When Your Memory Fails You

by Morty Leibowitz

What is mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and what is more ...
Made of Stone, I also Weep for our Losses

Made of Stone, I also Weep for our Losses

by Morty Leibowitz

The names of Israel's fallen are engraved on stone. more ...
Coffee Headlines

Coffee Headlines

by Morty Leibowitz

Coffee is, after petroleum, the second most commonly more ...
Eating Fat can make you Thin!

Eating Fat can make you Thin!

by Morty Leibowitz

Three main diets – studies carried out at the Ben-Gurion more ...
 
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